## Answer

###### Wiki User

###### 01/18/2012

1900 BC

## Related Questions

###### Asked in Babylon, Numbers

### What was the babylonian number system used for?

For counting, just as any other number system.

Read More

###### Asked in Symbolism and Symbolic Meanings

### When was the babylonian number system used?

This base 60 number system was used in 1800b.c

Read More

###### Asked in Ancient History, Math and Arithmetic, Numbers

### What is the rule of the Babylonian number system?

fighting eating and drinking

Read More

###### Asked in Math and Arithmetic, Babylon, Numbers

### How do you write 78 in babylonian?

Babylonian used the sexadecimal system which has 60 as the base
number but they also wrote the number in the cuneiform writing
system wich I posted it in the related links below.
...

Read More

###### Asked in Numbers

### What are the advantages and disadvantages of the babylonian number system?

search it your own self

Read More

###### Asked in Math and Arithmetic, History of Science, Numbers

### What is the difference between Hindu-Arabic and Babylonian number systems?

Hindu-Arabic is our current number system while Babylonian
numbers are an ancient number system which uses base 60 and uses
only two symbols.
...

Read More

###### Asked in Technology

### What are the advantages and disadvantages of the babylonian system?

WHAT are the advantages and disadvantage of the babylonian
system

Read More

###### Asked in Babylon

### How many symbols in the Babylonian number system?

I posted the information in the related links box below.
Babylonian used cuneifor writting so that you have to see.
...

Read More

###### Asked in Ancient History, Math History

### Does the Babylonian number system use place value?

I need help with that Question too

Read More

###### Asked in History of England, Ancient History, Math and Arithmetic

### How do you convert 1728 to a Babylonian number system?

1728/60=28 and left 48
number is written as 28,48

Read More

###### Asked in Roman Numerals, Numbers

### What is the difference between Babylonian number system and Hindu Arabic number system?

the kind of symbols they have i think lol :P good luck on that
one!

Read More

###### Asked in Math and Arithmetic, Babylon

### How convenient was Babylonian number system?

They the Sexagesimal number system. It means that it has a
numeral system with sixty as its base. We used the decimal system
with ten as its base. The system was convenient back then but I
would not change our decimal system for the sexagesimal.
...

Read More

###### Asked in The Difference Between

### Differences between Babylonian and Egyptian civilization?

what is the differences betweenBabylon and Egyptian number system

Read More

###### Asked in Numbers , Babylon

### Which number is special to the babylonians?

The number system they used back them is the sexagesimal system.
Our system has 10 digits from 0 to 9. So they used a system with 60
digits. That's why it is called a sexagesimal system. So make that
a 60 for the Babylonian number.
...

Read More

###### Asked in Babylon

### What do the babylonian fraction table look like?

Babylonian number system is base on 60 and the cuneiform written
system made harder to express math than the system we now use. In
the related links box below I posted a site so you could see
this.
...

Read More

###### Asked in Math and Arithmetic, Algebra, Time

### Why is a minute 60 second long and not 100?

Because it is based on the Babylonian number system, which used
6 extensively.
...

Read More

###### Asked in The Difference Between, Numbers

### What is the difference between Babylonian number system and Egyptian number system?

The difference between Hieroglyphs and Babylonian number is how
they look like, and how they work.
Hieroglyphs have symbols base on 10's, so stroke for one, heel
bone for 10, scroll for 100, and so on....
Babylonian numbers use only 2 symbols, which is for one, and
> for 10.For Babylonian number, they also restart(?) them selves
after 60, and the number position(?) is different when ever it
reaches 60^X.Babylonian number lasted also longer then
hieroglyphs.
There! if you have any more question ,...

Read More

###### Asked in Math History, Babylon

### Why was the babylonian number system invented?

Those people dealt with the sexadecimal matemathical system
which use a 60 digit base. with that they could keep track of
time.
...

Read More

###### Asked in Ancient History

### What is Babylonians' sexagesimal system?

The Babylonian Sexagesimal System is the Babylonian Number
System. We use the Hindu-Arabic System with a base 10, while the
Ancient Babylonians invented their own number system with a base
60. That's the reason why it's also called the Sexagesimal Number
System, it's based on number 60. They used to be printed into baked
clay by a stylus. For more information got to the following
sites:
http://gwydir.demon.co.uk/jo/numbers/babylon/index.htm
http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Babylonian_numerals
http://www-gap.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/HistTopics/Babylonian_numerals.html
There's tons of information there, that's where I got all mine.
I'm doing an A2 Math poster...

Read More

###### Asked in Ancient History, History of the Middle East, Mesopotamia, Babylon

### When did Babylonian Empire begin and end?

There were a number of different Babylonian Empires. The first
independent Babylonian Empire became independent in 1894 B.C.E. and
the last independent Babylonian state was conquered (by Achaemenid
Persia) in 539 B.C.E.
...

Read More

###### Asked in Ancient History

### Ur was chief of what ancient religion?

Ur, Ur of the Chaldees is the region home later to the
Babylonian empire and the Babylonian religious system
...

Read More

###### Asked in History of Italy

### When did the Babylonian Empire start and end?

Taylor gang or die braah

Read More

###### Asked in Prime Numbers

### How is Babylon numbers used in everyday life?

The Babylonian number system was sexagesimal, that is, based on
60.
It is when hours or degrees (angular measures) are divided into
minutes and seconds.
...

Read More

###### Asked in History of China, English to Chinese, Numbers

### When did the Chinese number system start?

It was in the 4th century (maybe)

Read More

###### Asked in Math and Arithmetic, Math History, Numbers

### What is the longest Babylonian number between 500 and 1000?

Instead of or powers of 10, the Babylobians used powers of 60.
So Babylonian 10 is decimal 60, and Babylonian 100 is decimal 3600.
Decimal 1000 is 16x60 +40 =Babylonian (16)(40)
...

Read More